From December 01, 2021 07:45 until December 01, 2021 20:00
At Fairmont Banff Springs
Posted by Shawna Mathieson
The 24th Annual POGA AGM will be at the Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, AB. This is an event you won't want to miss so book your hotel rooms now!
Online registration for the POGA AGM is now closed. You can still register to attend on-site before the event starts on December 1 for a cost of $25 for the conference and $60 for the banquet. We look forward to seeing you in Banff!
Daytime seminars, breakfast and lunch: $25 at door
Optional Evening Banquet: $60 at door
Please join us on Tuesday, November 30 at 8:00 p.m. for a Meet-and-Greet in Mt. Stephen Hall of the Fairmont Springs Hotel.
|7:45am||Registration and Free Hot Breakfast|
|8:25am||Welcome and Introduction — Jenneth Johanson, POGA President|
|8:30am||Oat Market Outlook, Randy Strychar, President, Oatinformation.com|
|9:30am||POGA Annual General Meeting — Jenneth Johanson, POGA President|
||Oatly, How They Became the Leader in Oat Milk, Keeping up with Demand and Where They are Going Next — Tomas Wennerholm, Oatly Global Oat Supply Manager|
|10:45am||The Influence Factor: How Fake News Impacts Our Perceptions of Food and Our Choices as Leaders — Kevin Stewart, Farmer, Olympic Television Producer and Media Entrepreneur|
|12:00pm||Lunch — Visit Sponsor Displays|
|1:15pm||Assessing North America Crop Weather Trends for 2022 — Drew Lerner, President, World Weather, Inc.|
|2:15pm||Gene Editing Through CRISPR: Possibilites of Decoding and Tuning of Oat Genes — Dr. Jaswinder Singh, McGill University|
|2:45pm||Oat Production Development, What Consumers Want, What’s Being Tested, and the New Possibilities and Challenges Ahead — Dana Gibson and Maynard Kolskog, Certified Research Chef, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Centre for Culinary Innovation|
|3:45pm||Stress Defense: Combat Tips to Help you Move from Stress to Success in your Farm/Business — Michelle Cederberg, Author, Coach, Health and Productivity Expert|
|5:00pm||Wrap-up and Adjourn — Jenneth Johanson, POGA President|
|5:45pm||Social Hour at the Fairmont Hotel|
|6:30pm||Dinner and Speaker: “A Look at the World Through the Eyes of a Saskatchewan Agricultural Technician" — Quick Dick McDick, A YouTube sensation|
|8:00pm||Program Ends – See You in 2022!|
*Times and agenda topics subject to change. For pre-registration and credit card payments - register today.
Daytime seminars, breakfast and lunch: $20 ($25 at door).
Optional Evening Banquet $50 ($60 at door).
Please see https://www.fairmont.com/banff-springs/ for Covid-19 in-person event entry requirements.
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